LOS ANGELES -- David Dahls go-ahead home run in the ninth gave the Rockies hope.The Dodgers took it away in the bottom of the inning, with a tying homer by Corey Seager.Then former Rockies second baseman Charlie Culberson homered with two outs in the 10th inning, giving Los Angeles a 4-3 victory Sunday that clinched its fourth straight NL West title.Im looking like Im not going to give up a run and then a homer and then another homer to clinch the division and everything, Colorado reliever Adam Ottavino said. Its just kind of amazing.The Rockies notched their 83rd defeat, having been swept in the four-game series. The finished 7-12 against the Dodgers this season.Tough loss any way you look at it, manager Walt Weiss said.Culbersons first homer of the season and just sixth of his career landed in the lower left-field seats, touching off wild cheers and a raucous celebration at home plate. The Dodgers charged out of their dugout and surrounded Culberson, jumping up and down.I wanted to see how they did it because everybody on this team believes and thinks that were going to do that next year, Rockies starter Tyler Anderson said. I want them to enjoy it. They worked hard and earned it, but hopes not too (far off).Anderson allowed two runs and 10 hits in 6 1/3 innings. The left-hander struck out one and walked two.A lot of the balls that were hits were groundballs that got through or balls that snuck down the line, he said.Colorados DJ LeMahieu recorded his NL-leading 59th multi-hit game with a pair of singles.The Dodgers took off their caps, turned toward Vin Scullys broadcasting booth and held them in a salute to the 88-year-old Hall of Famer, who has just three games at San Francisco next weekend before ending his 67-year career.Under first-year manager Dave Roberts, the Dodgers became the first NL West team to win four straight division titles.Scully began with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950 and is the longest-tenured broadcaster with a single team in professional sports. He was nattily attired in his usual long-sleeved shirt and tie despite the 95-degree heat.Joe Blanton (7-2) pitched the 10th to get the victory.Boone Logan (2-5) took the loss in relief.The Dodgers provided plenty of drama for Scully to describe.Seager homered with two outs in the ninth off Adam Ottavino, tying the game 3-all. It was the rookies 190th hit of the season to go with a single in the first and triple in the seventh.Dahls two-out homer snapped a 2-all tie in the ninth off closer Kenley Jansen.Seagers triple rolled into the right-field corner, tying the game 2-all and chasing Anderson.The Dodgers trailed 2-1 after Yasiel Puigs sacrifice fly in the third.Colorado took a 2-0 lead in the third on Dustin Garneaus RBI double in the right field corner and Charlie Blackmons sacrifice fly.Brandon McCarthy came off the disabled list (right hip stiffness) earlier in the day to make his first start for the Dodgers since Aug. 13. He replaced Rich Hill, who skipped his scheduled start for precautionary reasons because of a recurrence of blisters on the index finger of his left pitching hand.McCarthy gave up two runs and four hits in 5 1/3 innings, struck out six and walked one. He hasnt won since July 9 against San Diego.REMEMBERING FERNANDEZThere was a moment of silence for Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez before the game. He was killed in a boating accident early Sunday in Miami. Fellow Cuban Yasiel Puig used pieces of white athletic tape to secure Fernandezs jersey to the wall of the Dodgers dugout. The flags in center field were lowered to half-staff.TURNSTILES CLICKINGThe announced attendance of 51,962 brought the Dodgers season total to 3,703,312, their fourth consecutive year leading the major leagues.UP NEXTRockies: Theyre off Monday before opening a three-game series at San Francisco. RHP German Marquez (1-0, 3.48 ERA) makes his first major league start on the road, where he has a 6.23 ERA. He has yet to allow a homer.Dodgers: After an off day Monday, RHP Jose De Leon (2-0, 5.52) starts the series opener at San Diego. He beat the Padres 7-4 in his major league debut on Sept. 4, allowing four runs (three earned) and five hits in six innings. He had nine strikeouts and no walks.Wholesale Custom Spurs Shirts . Bryant, who signed a five-year, $34 million contract as a free agent with Cleveland in March, reported symptoms on Monday morning, a team spokesman said. Spurs Jerseys China . -- When the Florida Panthers fell behind by two goals in the first period to the top team in the NHL, it appeared they were on their way to yet another loss. http://www.customspursjersey.com/ . Walcott is available for Saturdays home match against Southampton as Arsenal looks to extend its two-point lead at the top of the Premier League. The Gunners are currently the second highest scorers in the league but Wenger insists Walcott will add something extra to his team. Custom Spurs T-shirts . 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The Oilers signed Bryzgalov to a one-year $2 million contract last Friday after shedding payroll by dealing defenceman Ladislav Smid to the Flames.BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Joe Logan ran for?147 yards, including touchdown runs of 65 and?4 yards,?to lead Northern Arizona to a 20-14 win over Montana State Saturday night.The Lumberjacks (1-2 Big Sky, 2-4 overall), who were picked to win the Big Sky,?built a 20-0 lead in the third quarter in earning their first league win of the season as they cling to FCS playoff hopes.Luke Nguyen preserved the win when he forced a fumble and Xavier Stephens recovered?after MSU drove to the Lumberjack 35 with 24 seconds to play.MSU (0-3, 2-4) struggled offensively for nearly three quarters.?Starting quarterback Tyler Bruggman was replaced early in the game, but backup Chris Murray wasnt much more effective. Bruggman returned later in the half only to see Murray start the second half and lead the Bobcats on two scoring drives.Blake Kemp, filling in for injured starter Case Cookus, was 25-for-40 passing for?195 yards. MSUs Chad Newell scored MSUs?first touchdown on a 9-yard scamper in the third quarter, while Murray ran in the second from 20 yards out.dddddddddddd?The game was scoreless?until 11:14 to go in the second quarter when NAU kicker Griffin Roehler connected on a 37-yard field goal.? Roehler would hit from 31 in the third quarter to extend the lead to 13-0.TAKEAWAYNAU gets a key win as it awaits the return of pre-season All-Big Sky quarterback?Cookus. Cookus was injured in a 45-30 loss at home to league-leading Eastern Washington.MSU continues to try to re-build from a 5-6 season. The Bobcats played 12 freshmen against NAU.??NEXT UP:NAU hosts Idaho State. The Bengals was idle this week and will go into the game with a 1-1 league record.MSU travels to Weber State. The Wildcats were 2-2 going into Saturday nights game against Portland State. ' ' '
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